bonds

  • Iran’s NIOC to Issue Bonds Worth Rls 20,000 B to Finance Oil Projects

    Iran’s NIOC to Issue Bonds Worth Rls 20,000 B to Finance Oil Projects

    Sunday, 17th January 2021

    Masoud Karbasian, the CEO of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) announced that the company said NIOC was planning to issue bonds worth IRR 20,000 billion to finance projects aimed at production enhancement and maintenance of oil fields in Iran.

  • Aramco to Raise $10b Prior to IPO

    Aramco to Raise $10b Prior to IPO

    Monday, 6th February 2017
    Saudi Arabia’s oil giant Saudi Aramco has hired four banks as advisers to its first bond sale, possibly by June 2017, ahead of a planned initial public offering (IPO) in 2018, in order to raise as much as $10b in bonds in 2017.
  • Egypt Selects 4 Investment Banks for USD Bond Issuance

    Egypt Selects 4 Investment Banks for USD Bond Issuance

    Monday, 22nd August 2016
    Egypt’s Ministry of Finance picked four banks to manage a dollar bond issuance, as the country plans to sell $3b to $5b in international bonds during the current fiscal year ending June 30 2017, with the first issuance planned for October. JPMorgan Chase , Citigroup, BNP Paribas SA and Paris-based Natixis SA will oversee the sale.
  • Algeria to Issue Local Debt to Offset Global Oil Price Drop

    Algeria to Issue Local Debt to Offset Global Oil Price Drop

    Monday, 7th March 2016
    Algeria plans to issue local-currency debt as a source of financing to offset the collapse in world oil prices, which halved government's energy revenues last year.
  • KRG Struggling for Cash as Oil Debts, ISIS Threat Mount

    KRG Struggling for Cash as Oil Debts, ISIS Threat Mount

    Monday, 18th January 2016
    The autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq announced that it may sell parts of its electricity sector to raise funds to reduce its budget deficit.
  • Kuwaiti Government Studys Gasoline Reforms, Parliament Notwithstanding

    Kuwaiti Government Studys Gasoline Reforms, Parliament Notwithstanding

    Monday, 23rd November 2015
    Kuwait's government is studying whether to raise fees for its services, Finance Minister Anas al-Saleh told the local press.
  • Bahraini $1.5b Bond Sales Send Bad Signals to Debtors

    Bahraini $1.5b Bond Sales Send Bad Signals to Debtors

    Sunday, 22nd November 2015
    Bahrain's $1.5b bond sale, last week, is a bad sign that Gulf borrowers will have to pay a lot more to issue debt in coming months because of low oil prices and less enthusiastic investors.
  • Iraq Investment Rating Daunts International Bond Plans

    Iraq Investment Rating Daunts International Bond Plans

    Thursday, 10th September 2015
    A source informed Bloomberg that the Iraqi government has mandated Citigroup Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. to organize meetings to help launch the country’s planned $6b international bond program, announced last month.
  • Saudi Aramco Desperate for Loans

    Saudi Aramco Desperate for Loans

    Tuesday, 8th September 2015
    Informed sources, on condition of anonymity, told Reuters that Saudi Aramco is talking to banks about raising a $5b loan to help out a refinery it built in collaboration with China's Sinopec.
  • Omani Oil Service Firm to Repurchase Own Bonds

    Omani Oil Service Firm to Repurchase Own Bonds

    Wednesday, 8th July 2015
    Renaissance Services shareholders have approved plans for the company to buy back mandatory convertible bonds issued in 2012 and issue perpetual bonds,